Simple inspiration can be found in a self-help book. While many popular self-help books are of dubious authority, there are a few that present a concept so simple in its wisdom we smack ourselves on the forehead and think, “Well, duh!” Even so, when there is pressure in our lives we need reminding, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff–and it’s all small stuff.
Lit from Within. This book is currently on my night table. In short, easy to read passages Victoria Moran brings a fresh outlook to taking care of ourselves. Her premise, we can all be gorgeous on the inside with the right self-care and that inner beauty radiates to the surface. Somehow she even turns the old “take a bath and soak away your troubles” ploy into a brand new strategy for bringing out inner beauty.
In Shelter for the Spirit: Create Your Own Haven in a Hectic World Moran writes about how our dwelling ought to be about more than just furniture and pretty accessories. Once again, her ideas are simple and full of common sense. However, they can make a huge difference in the way we live.